Apgar Oil is a proud sponsor of the Lehigh Valley Veteran History Project. The Project works to collect, document, and preserve history through interviews with war time veterans from WWII, the wars in Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, and the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The veterans are each interviewed in-person and asked to share their personal experiences during war time. The Project’s objective is “to honor their service and share their stories with current and future generations, historians and equally important, the veterans’ family members.”
The stories told by veterans, home front workers and volunteers can be documented via in-home video or taped presentations at monthly Roundtable public meetings. These meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month at the Lehigh Valley Active Life Center, 1633 Elm Street, Allentown, PA.
Apgar Oil has a close connection with veterans and their important stories. Clark Apgar is a WWII veteran who had the opportunity to visit Washington D.C. with the organization.
“We are excited and proud to sponsor the Lehigh Valley Veteran History Project. Having the stories of veterans heard and preserved is a great way to honor them, and for them to leave a lasting legacy. Apgar Oil loves what the organization stands for, and their ongoing efforts to make veterans like our father and former Apgar Oil owner, Clark, heard,” said Jane Domitrowits, Agpar Oil co-owner.
“Through our sponsorship, some veterans were able to see the WWII Memorial for the first time!”, added Jim Apgar, Apgar Oil co-owner. See this video of some of Lehigh Valley’s hometown heroes on their WWII Memorial trip:
For additional information, or to donate to the Lehigh Valley Veteran History Project, visit their website at http://www.lvveteranshistory.org/index.html.
Apgar Oil Company is a locally owned family business that has been delivering heating oil and installing heating and air conditioning equipment in the Greater Lehigh Valley since 1947. Apgar Oil is an active member of the Better Home Heat Council of the Lehigh Valley (BHHCLV).